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I believe the reasons for both the milder renunciation rule and for the requirement of bad faith announced in Lane is to promote beneficiaries ability and willingness to come forward with their concerns of undue influence and incapacity to the court without fear of reprisal or punishment.
Attorneys who represent the personal representative or otherwise provide services to the probate estate are generally entitled to fees as allowed under the Florida Probate Code. Fla.Stat. §733.6171. In order to be entitled to fees, however, the attorney, or anyone
Court of Appeals Says Curator Cannot Impose Lien on Occupied Homestead Property
What is a Curator?
Sometimes curators are appointed by the probate court to administer the estate under certain circumstances where a personal representative or executor cannot serve. There are a
Fifth District Court of Appeals Encourages Legislature to Clarify Statute
The decision of whether and when to petition for incapacity of an elderly relative is challenging and can rarely be accomplished without the assistance of an experienced practitioner. However, even with